PC Mall, which includes the MacMall division, has reported consolidated net income for the quarter ending Sept. 30 of US$0.5 million or $0.05 per share, a $1.2 million or $0.12 per share improvement from the net loss of $0.7 million for the comparable quarter a year earlier.
EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) for the quarter was $2.3 million, a $1.1 million improvement over last year’s third quarter. PC Mall’s Core business income from operations for the quarter rose 45 percent to $1.1 million from 2000’s third quarter Core business income from operations of $0.7 million.
In announcing the financials, PC Mall didn’t elaborate on how Mac sales changed or if they did. However, core business sales for the quarter were $151 million, constituting a two percent increase sequentially from quarter two of 2001, but a decline of nine percent from the third quarter of 2000 core business sales of $167 million.
PC Mall’s subsidiaries eCOST.com and eLinux “significantly improved” their quarterly operating results from a year ago. eCOST.com achieved its third consecutive EBITDA positive quarter, reporting breakeven income from operations for the quarter compared with a loss from operations of $0.5 million in the third quarter of last year. eLinux, PC Mall’s Outbound sales unit focused on Linux-based solutions, reported a loss from operations for the quarter of $0.1 million, a 79 percent improvement over quarter three of last year’s loss from operations of $0.5 million.